Mr. Adee to Mr. Scruggs.
Washington , August 30, 1892 .
Sir: Referring to my ins traction No. 278, of this day’s date, and in particular to that portion in regard to the reported taking of passengers from the Caracas, I inclose herewith for your information copy of a letter from Messrs. Boulton, Bliss & Dallett, of New York, giving some particulars of the occurrence and communicating the formal protest of Capt. Woodrick, of the Caracas.
You will observe the statement that the passengers in question “had left La Guayra with the full knowledge and consent of the recognized Government of Venezuela.”
I am, sir, etc.,